Biren J. Jhaveri

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Biren J. Jhaveri
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Former candidate for
Woodbridge Township Board of Education, At-large
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
Term limitsN/A
ProfessionSmall business owner
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Biren J. Jhaveri was a candidate for an at-large seat on the Woodbridge Township Board of Education in New Jersey. He lost his election bid to the board against four other candidates on November 5, 2013.


Jhaveri owns a business in Iselin, New Jersey.[1]



See also: Woodbridge Township School District elections (2013)


Jhaveri sought one of three available seats against incumbents John Golden, Brian F. Small and Jonathan Triebwasser as well as challenger Thomas E. Maras.


Woodbridge Township School Board, At-large, 3-year term, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Golden Incumbent 29.4% 8,554
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngBrian F. Small Incumbent 28.5% 8,284
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngJonathan Triebwasser Incumbent 17.5% 5,088
     Nonpartisan Thomas E. Maras 17% 4,943
     Nonpartisan Biren J. Jhaveri 7.7% 2,238
Total Votes 29,107
Source: Middlesex County, "Election Results," November 12, 2013


Jhaveri reported no contributions or expenditures to the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.[2]


Jhaveri did not receive any published endorsements for the 2013 campaign.

What was stake?

Incumbents John Golden, Brian F. Small and Jonathan Triebwasser all sought re-election to the board. They all won re-election over their challengers Jhaveri and Thomas E. Maras.

About the district

See also: Woodbridge Township School District, New Jersey
Woodbridge Township School District is located in Middlesex County, New Jersey
The district serves K-12 students in Woodbridge Township located in Middlesex County, New Jersey. The population of Woodbridge Township is 19,265 according to the 2010 U.S. Census.[3]


Woodbridge Township outperformed state rates for poverty and median income while lagging behind the state rate for higher education achievement in 2010. The town had a poverty rate of 5.4% in the 2010 U.S. Census while the state rate was 9.4%. The 2010 U.S. Census calculated Woodbridge Township's median income at $78,446 while the state median income was $71,180. The percentage of city residents over 25 years old with undergraduate degrees (34.6%) is below the state average (35%).[3]

Racial Demographics, 2010[3]
Race Woodbridge Township (%) New Jersey (%)
White 59.7 68.6
Black or African American 9.4 13.7
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.4 0.3
Asian 20.8 8.3
Two or More Races 2.8 2.7
Hispanic or Latino 18.2 17.7

Presidential Voting Pattern[4]
Year Democratic Vote (%) Republican Vote (%)
2012 82.5 16.9
2008 86.9 12.3
2004 - -
2000 - -

Note: The United States Census Bureau considers "Hispanic or Latino" to be a place of origin rather than a race. Citizens may report both their race and their place of origin, and as a result, the percentages in each column of the racial demographics table may exceed 100 percent.[5][6]

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  1. Sentinel, "Mayor introduces 10-point plan for Iselin," January 31, 2007
  2. New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission, "Standard Search," accessed December 27, 2013
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 2010 U.S. Census, "Quick Facts: Woodbridge Township," accessed October 30, 2013
  4. City of Perth Amboy, "General Election Results," accessed October 21, 2013
  5. United States Census Bureau, "Frequently Asked Questions," accessed April 21, 2014
  6. Each column will add up to 100 percent after removing the "Hispanic or Latino" place of origin percentages, although rounding by the Census Bureau may make the total one- or two-tenths off from being exactly 100 percent. This Ballotpedia page provides a more detailed explanation of how the Census Bureau handles race and ethnicity in its surveys.